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University Centre Leeds, Leeds City College

Children and Young People's Care and Education (Top Up)

UCAS Code: L525

Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

Entry requirements


HND (BTEC)

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About this course


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Course option

1.0year

Full-time | 2021

Other options

1.5 year | Part-time day/evening | 2021

The BA (Hons) Children and Young People’s Care and Education is a top up for those who have completed a relevant Foundation Degree or HND who wish to study further to achieve a full degree qualification. It is designed for professionals working with children and young people (0-25yrs) in a variety of settings, for example schools, academies, children’s centres, nurseries, SILC’s.

Professionals working in the sector need to be able to demonstrate a sound theoretical and practical knowledge of key concepts and principles relevant to the current and emerging workforce. The modules are designed to enable students to personalise their learning in relation to their specialisms in the workplace.
The course has been written with employability at the heart of its design enabling students to relate theory to practice in a meaningful way through debates, discussions, presentations as well as written work. We aim to produce capable and well-rounded graduates who will contribute to the local economy and region.

Modules

Modules may include:
Research Methods
Purposeful Play
Family in a Contemporary Context
Contemporary Discourse
Dissertation

Assessment methods

The assessment process is an essential element of the programme design. Methods are varied to support and enhance the module design and structure. Some modules are linked to allow application of theory to practice to be assessed.

The tasks and assessment criteria are clearly explained to the students in the module handbooks. Tutors explain these outcomes and methods to the students for clarity.

Formative feedback is integral to the teaching, learning and assessment strategy of the course. Students will take part in discussions, seminars and peer review and evaluations on an on-going basis. They are encouraged to share good practice from their work experience with their peers in group work, discussions and seminars.

Assessment methods used include- Case studies, Work based projects, Essays, Reports, Presentations, Critical reflection and a Dissertation.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£7,950
per year
England
£7,950
per year
EU
£7,950
per year
Northern Ireland
£7,950
per year
Scotland
£7,950
per year
Wales
£7,950
per year

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